unknown - December 30, 2012
Eugene “Gene” Billington, 87, of Elbridge, and formerly of Marcellus, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at home. Gene was a WWII Army Air Force veteran, with 35 missions over Germany in the 447th Bomber Group, flying out of England. He was a member of the Otisco Valley Memorial Post 5494 VFW. Gene graduated from Cornell University in 1949. He worked 40 years for Mutual of New York, retiring in 2005. He was a member of the Amber Congregational Church. Gene enjoyed hunting, fishing and especially golf. He was predeceased by his daughter Kim Polak, who died March 1, 2012.
Surviving are his son-in-law Robert C. Polak of South Berwick, ME; and dear friends Karen and Robert Dye of Elbridge.
Memorial service was noon Thursday, Jan. 3, at Ryan Funeral Home, Marcellus. There were no calling hours. Spring burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery, Chittenango.